TIL in the ‘30s Soichi Sakamoto, 6th grade teacher in Maui, developed H.I. interval training for competitive swimming. Soichi had no experience as a swimmer & coach. He used irrigation ditches to train. A number of his pupils medaled in the Olympics, and many of his training methods are used today.

Read more: https://www.dukefoundation.org/inductee/soichi-sakamoto

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